Reports Report 1529la (Event 1529-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1529-2016
Observer
NameJuliet O
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressIrvine, CA
Latitude33° 41' 40.59'' N (33.69°)
Longitude 117° 48' 57.32'' W (-117.82°)
Elevation15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-26 21:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-27 04:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth187.5°
First azimuth179.88°
First elevation24°
Last azimuth190.11°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI"m not sure how to describe it, but I told my husband it started like a shooting star, then like a rocket at the point of the booster separation. It was bright white and appeared too large and too close to the horizon to have burned out before it reached the ocean. i think it was a rocket from the Navy.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-